Originally Posted by canadaclub
I have never seen a code, per se, but I usually consider the family members. 30" is a basic but if everyone in the house is 6'7", that will change. I generally ask the customer to walk to the stairs and show me what feels comfortable and take it from there. I do the same when installing shower diverters..I ask them to stand in the tub and show me what a comfortable level would be for them to change water temp
Nice thought on your part but there are codes that dictate some form of uniformity.
30" is WAY to low..........
I believe the International Residential Code (IRC) is 34-38" off the tread nose.